byJohn Chrysostom, Saint, d. 407; Moxon, T. Allen (Thomas Allen), 1877-1943, ed; Hoskyns, Edwyn Clement, Sir, 1884-1937
CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENT vii PREFACE by the Bishop of Southwell ix INTRODUCTION : 1. The Author xi 2. The Occasion xiv 3. The Structure xv 4. The Date xvi 5. The Text xviii BOOKS I— VI 21-168 INDEX 169 Digitized by Google. Topics: Clergy -- Office, Clergy, Early church classics
In the late 13th century A.D., Gregory Chionades travelled from Byzantium to Persia to study mathematics and astronomy. There he learned Persian and Arabic and studied under Shams ad-Din al-Bukhari, who was associated with the Maragha school of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi. Chioniades translated many works from Arabic and Persian into Greek, and is probably the person responsible for introducing such Islamic innovations as the so-called "Tusi Couple" to the West. (The Tusi couple - a theorem... Topics: Astronomy, Mathematics, mathematical astronomy, Gregory Chioniades, medieval astronomy, al-Khazini,...